Canada #73 10c Deep Brown Violet Queen Victoria 1897-1898 Maple Leaf Issue Very Good Used Single on Horizontal Wove Paper

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SKU Lot43

A very good used example of the 10c deep violet brown Queen Victoria stamp from the 1897-1898 Maple Leaf Issue, on horizontal wove paper. Cancelled with a moderate smudge cancel that reduces the grade fro fine to VG. Still a presentable and sound example of this scarce stamp, of which only 300,000 were printed. Unitrade values this at $60 for fine, so VG should be worth $30. The stamp offered here grades 60 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 5/10
Cancellation: 5/10